BEYOND EDINBURGH TOURS
OUTLAW KING LOCATIONS TOUR
Outlaw King is the Scottish blockbuster movie of 2018, telling the story of Robert the Bruce, the 14th century King of Scots.
Set in medieval Scotland, the film fairly accurately depicts the story of Robert and Scotland’s rise against Edward I of England in the Wars of Independence and most famously the Battle of Bannockburn near Stirling.
Many of the filming locations are within a days tour from Edinburgh in the central belt of Scotland. Come and follow the story on this fantastic private tour from Edinburgh.
KEY SIGHTS ON THIS TOUR…
Craigmillar Castle tour
Craigmillar is Edinburgh’s ruined medieval castle was used multiple times in the film. Craigmillar Castle is actually newer than the period of Roberts reign but fits in well.
Blackness Castle tour
Blackness Filming at Blackness near Edinburgh included the famous scene where during a cold snap an extra is suspended in a cage over the River Forth.
Linlthgow Palace tour
Linlthgow Palace was a halfway house between Edinburgh and Stirling castles. It was built after Robert the Bruce’s reign and lies in ruin, but it is an impressive building with an impressive view and is used as a location in the film.
Bannockburn was an epic battle and major Scottish defeat in June 1314 , during the Scottish wars of independence. Today an immersive visitor centre exists near the battle site.
Doune Castle tour
Doune is a fantastic 14th century medieval castle located in the small town of Doune. It. Doune has also been made famous in Outlander, Monty Python and the Holy Grail and Game of Thrones.
Dunfermline Abbey tour
Dunfermline Abbey is the royal mausoleum for many of Scotland’s greatest monarchs. Founded as a priory in 1128, it was made an abbey by David I of Scotland.